What is the difference between Lacunae and Lacuna?

The difference between lacunae and lacuna

is that "lacunae" is a small opening; a small pit or depression and "lacuna" is a small opening; a small pit or depression.

lacunae

lacuna

Noun

  • A small opening; a small pit or depression.
  • A small blank space; a gap or vacancy; a hiatus.
  • An absent part, especially in a book or other piece of writing, often referring to an ancient manuscript or similar.
  • Any gap, break, hole, or lack in a set of things; something missing.
  • (microscopy) A space visible between cells, allowing free passage of light.
  • (translation studies) A language gap, which occurs when there is no direct translation in the target language for a lexical term found in the source language.

Synonyms

  • hiatus
  • gap
  • (translation studies): anisomorphism

Exemple

  • Long lacunae in this inscription make interpretation difficult.
  • If the researcher cannot adequately hear a specific conversation due to its low volume or other acoustic interference, then this data point can be passed over with the understanding that such lacunae will be randomly distributed over the data collecting period.

Noun

  • A small opening; a small pit or depression.
  • A small blank space; a gap or vacancy; a hiatus.
  • An absent part, especially in a book or other piece of writing, often referring to an ancient manuscript or similar.
  • Any gap, break, hole, or lack in a set of things; something missing.
  • (microscopy) A space visible between cells, allowing free passage of light.
  • (translation studies) A language gap, which occurs when there is no direct translation in the target language for a lexical term found in the source language.

Synonyms

  • hiatus
  • gap
  • (translation studies): anisomorphism

Examples

  • Long lacunae in this inscription make interpretation difficult.
  • If the researcher cannot adequately hear a specific conversation due to its low volume or other acoustic interference, then this data point can be passed over with the understanding that such lacunae will be randomly distributed over the data collecting period.